Ed Sheeran delivers new singles “Shape of You,” “Castle on the Hill”

6 Jan


Ed Sheeran has delivered two new single online.

“Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” are now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

“Shape of You” was co-written by Johnny McDaid and collectively produced by Sheeran and Steve Mac, whose recent credits include “Alarm” (Anne-Marie), “Rockabye” (Clean Bandit) and “So Good” (Louisa Johnson).

Production duties on “Castle on the Hill” were handled by Benny Blanco, who also teamed up with Sheeran on hit single “Don’t” as well as tracks for other artists including “Love Yourself” (Justin Bieber), “Cold Water” (Major Lazer), “Say You Love Me” (Jessie Ware) and “Hotel Ceiling” (Rixton).

Sheeran’s upcoming third album, tentatively entitled “Divide,” is scheduled to arrive later this year via Warner Music Group / Atlantic Records.

The long-anticipated project serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Multiply,” which topped to US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Speaking Out Loud” and “Photograph.”

Listen to the audio clips for “Castle on the Hill” and “Shape of You” below.

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